• Users Online: 107
  • Print this page
  • Email this page
CASE REPORT
Year : 2022  |  Volume : 16  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 455-457

A case report of ABO-incompatible kidney transplant in human immunodeficiency virus-positive patient coinfected with both hepatitis B and hepatitis C viruses: A case report


1 Department of Nephrology, IVY Hospital, Mohali, Punjab, India
2 Department of Urology and Renal Transplant, IVY Hospital, Mohali, Punjab, India

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Kulwant Singh
Department of Nephrology, IVY Hospital, Sector 71, Mohali - 160 071, Punjab
India
Login to access the Email id

Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/ijot.ijot_20_22

Rights and Permissions

Individuals with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) are at increased risk for end-stage kidney disease (ESKD). Kidney transplantation is the best treatment for HIV-positive ESKD patients. There are many challenges such as interactions between antiretroviral drugs and immunosuppressants, coinfection with hepatitis B (HBV) or/and C (HCV) viruses, and a higher risk of posttransplant infections and malignancies. We should not defer HIV-positive kidney transplants perceiving these medical complexities, instead employ a multidisciplinary approach to achieve successful transplantation. For HIV-positive ESKD patients, ABO-incompatible (ABOi) kidney transplantation and considering HIV-positive kidney donors are successful strategies for increasing the donor pool. We report a case of an HIV-positive ESKD patient who had coinfection with both HBV and HCV viruses and successfully underwent an ABOi live-related kidney transplant.


[FULL TEXT] [PDF]*
Print this article     Email this article
 Next article
 Previous article
 Table of Contents

 Similar in PUBMED
   Search Pubmed for
   Search in Google Scholar for
 Related articles
 Citation Manager
 Access Statistics
 Reader Comments
 Email Alert *
 Add to My List *
 * Requires registration (Free)
 

 Article Access Statistics
    Viewed138    
    Printed6    
    Emailed0    
    PDF Downloaded15    
    Comments [Add]    

Recommend this journal